Inside Rock

The True North Rocks (Part 1)

March 11, 2021 JabberGuys Season 1 Episode 12
Inside Rock
The True North Rocks (Part 1)
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Inside Rock
The True North Rocks (Part 1)
Mar 11, 2021 Season 1 Episode 12
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The JabberGuys welcome Giz back to the podcast as they celebrate some of Canada’s musical talent.  Giz shares some of his experiences with Canadian rock stars… and the JabberGuys get into some bands and performers with interesting backstories.

The Guess Who
- the band’s original name was Chad Allan and the Reflections
- Clap for the Wolfman - Wolfman Jack’s real name - “Robert Smith”
-  Top Hits: American Woman, No Time, No Sugar Tonight

 BTO
- Randy Bachman
Rolling Down the Highway, Let It Ride, Takin’ Care of Business

Barenaked Ladies
- From Scarborough, Ontario
- If I had a Million Dollars
- Steven Page leaves the band
- Big Bang Theory theme song

Bruce Cockburn 

Ian Thomas
- Only top 40 - Painted Ladies
-  Brother of Dave Thomas - SCTV

Bryan Adams
- Canadian music legend

Stampeders
- Sweet City Woman, Minstrel Gypsy
- Hit the Road Jack - “Hey Ray” … who’s Ray?

 April Wine
- Myles Goodwyn
- Originally from NFLD
- Who wrote ‘Bad Side of the Moon’? - Elton

RUSH
- In the top 5 bands with consecutive gold albums - Rolling Stones, Beatles, KISS, Aerosmith, and RUSH
- Thank you, Donna Halper

Cha met Prince while a doorman in the local theatre, with Sheila E   …. And also a beer with Clint Eastwood… but we digress.

Triumph
- Rick Emmett, Gil Moore, Mike Levine

 Blue Rodeo
- Favourite lyric from - Till I am Myself
-  Queex is warming up to this band

Kim Mitchell
- Queex recites his favourite lyric
- Kim plays everywhere… stadiums to school gyms

 Max Webster
- Hangover, Toronto Tontos

 Klaatu
- Mystery around their first album created rumours of a potential Beatles reunion (not to be)
- "We're Off You Know"

 Saga
- Originally called ‘Pockets’
- Big in Germany

Honeymoon Suite
- Johnny ‘D’ and Queex dated the same girl … (nuff said)
- Theme song for the movie Lethal Weapon

 Tragically Hip
- Cha loves ‘em… Queex and Ote not so much
- Gord Downie

 Five Man Electrical Band
- I’m a Stranger Here, Signs, Doin’ the Best We Can Rag, Absolutely Right

 The Band
- Giz shares his experience with Levon Helm

Jeff Healey
- Giz watches Jeff fall off of the stage at an Ontario Place concert

Prism
- See Forever Eyes, Nickels and Dimes, Take Me Away
- Song Writer - Jim Vallance - “Rodney Higgs”
- Ron Tabak has a cycling accident - no helmet, no light, at night, in the snow?

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Show Notes

The JabberGuys welcome Giz back to the podcast as they celebrate some of Canada’s musical talent.  Giz shares some of his experiences with Canadian rock stars… and the JabberGuys get into some bands and performers with interesting backstories.

The Guess Who
- the band’s original name was Chad Allan and the Reflections
- Clap for the Wolfman - Wolfman Jack’s real name - “Robert Smith”
-  Top Hits: American Woman, No Time, No Sugar Tonight

 BTO
- Randy Bachman
Rolling Down the Highway, Let It Ride, Takin’ Care of Business

Barenaked Ladies
- From Scarborough, Ontario
- If I had a Million Dollars
- Steven Page leaves the band
- Big Bang Theory theme song

Bruce Cockburn 

Ian Thomas
- Only top 40 - Painted Ladies
-  Brother of Dave Thomas - SCTV

Bryan Adams
- Canadian music legend

Stampeders
- Sweet City Woman, Minstrel Gypsy
- Hit the Road Jack - “Hey Ray” … who’s Ray?

 April Wine
- Myles Goodwyn
- Originally from NFLD
- Who wrote ‘Bad Side of the Moon’? - Elton

RUSH
- In the top 5 bands with consecutive gold albums - Rolling Stones, Beatles, KISS, Aerosmith, and RUSH
- Thank you, Donna Halper

Cha met Prince while a doorman in the local theatre, with Sheila E   …. And also a beer with Clint Eastwood… but we digress.

Triumph
- Rick Emmett, Gil Moore, Mike Levine

 Blue Rodeo
- Favourite lyric from - Till I am Myself
-  Queex is warming up to this band

Kim Mitchell
- Queex recites his favourite lyric
- Kim plays everywhere… stadiums to school gyms

 Max Webster
- Hangover, Toronto Tontos

 Klaatu
- Mystery around their first album created rumours of a potential Beatles reunion (not to be)
- "We're Off You Know"

 Saga
- Originally called ‘Pockets’
- Big in Germany

Honeymoon Suite
- Johnny ‘D’ and Queex dated the same girl … (nuff said)
- Theme song for the movie Lethal Weapon

 Tragically Hip
- Cha loves ‘em… Queex and Ote not so much
- Gord Downie

 Five Man Electrical Band
- I’m a Stranger Here, Signs, Doin’ the Best We Can Rag, Absolutely Right

 The Band
- Giz shares his experience with Levon Helm

Jeff Healey
- Giz watches Jeff fall off of the stage at an Ontario Place concert

Prism
- See Forever Eyes, Nickels and Dimes, Take Me Away
- Song Writer - Jim Vallance - “Rodney Higgs”
- Ron Tabak has a cycling accident - no helmet, no light, at night, in the snow?

Visit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)